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Coindrum founder and 2016 Irish Times Innovation Award category winner Lukas Decker: The system provides travellers with a printed voucher worth 10 per cent more than the value of their coins which can by spent at duty free outlets. Photograph: Coindrum

Almost everyone who has ever travelled abroad knows the story; you’ve been on a romantic city break in Budapest or a sun holiday in Split and you come(...)

Liam Kavanagh, MD The Irish Times presenting The Irish Times Innovation 2016 overall award to Eamonn Boland, Barry Lunn, Marie Bourke, Valerie Somers and Denver Humphrey of Arralis

Limerick IT firm Arralis, which has developed a powerful radar and communications system for commercial use has won the overall ‘Innovation of the Ye(...)

Coindrum recently reached a supply agreement with airport retailer Dufry, which operates 2,200 shops in 63 countries.

Coindrum, a start-up that instals machines at airports to enable travellers to swap unwanted foreign coins for retail vouchers, is close to signing n(...)

Lucas Decker (left), founder of Coindrum, has developed a way in which travellers can use leftover foreign loose change by exchanging it for duty-free shopping vouchers.

One of the great frustrations of overseas travel is the loose change in foreign currencies that builds up over time. You can’t change it in a bank whe(...)

Judges of the 2016 awards: back, from left, Prof Pat Daly, Teagasc; Prof Pat Gibbons, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School; Dr Paul Beaney, Ulster University; Robert Love, AbbVie. Front, from left: Dr Marion Boland, Science Foundation Ireland; Niall Campbell, KPMG; Michael McAleer. Photograph: Eric Luke

From cutting edge technology behind space exploration and autonomous cars, to a smart way to unload all those foreign coins we have stuffed away in d(...)

From left: Richard Wheatly (Huggity) with Paddy Flynn, Google director of product quality operations, and Rory Caren, IBM ecosystem developer relations manager, at the Silicon Stroll Bootcamp launch

Twenty Irish tech firms have been selected to compete in a two-day investment bootcamp event in which they will be go head-to-head with companies fro(...)